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Don Maximo hesitated to get vaccinated
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In Bolivia, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) continues to focus on improving maternal healthcare through a project in El Alto, the second-largest city.
MSF healthworker wearing personal protective equipment
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The huge impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil prompted the launch of the largest Borders Without Borders (MSF) operation to date in the country.
After an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile, the MSF teams that have travelled through the affected areas are focusing their interventions on the most urgent needs: supporting health structures that are caring for large numbers of patients, re-establishing primary health care services, distributing basic necessities, and offering mental health assistance to the affected population.
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MSF worked in Chile following the earthquake that struck the country in February 2010.
Children outside the Tachira quarantine centre
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In Colombia, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) focused on supporting vulnerable communities affected by the intensified conflict in recent years, and providing care to COVID-19 patients.
Two young women show the aids information booklet they have just received from MSF.
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MSF began work in Cuba in 1993 and left in 2000.
MSF teams currently responding to medical needs in Ecuador following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck the northeast of the country on Saturday, April 16.
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MSF first worked in Ecuador in 1996 and spent a month providing mental health support and distributing relief items after two earthquakes hit the country in 2016.